Platform Technical Designer



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D240549815
  • Posted: August 16, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Platform Technical Designer.  

Our Client is open to hire permanent candidates  as well as candidates seeking  a 6 month contract.

The Technical Designer is a key participant in the early phases of Systems Development Life Cycle through Analysis and Design and supports the later phases through coaching, review, and acceptance of technology delivery. 

This person provides traceability in delivery, linking the Solution Architecture and business requirements to the implemented systems in production with the development of Technical designs throughout the lifecycle of a technology change. This role also works closely with the Architecture team to help define and guide the technology roadmap for enterprise platforms and networks and provides critical input to assist with tactical and strategic planning for platform and network technologies.

The Role:

  • Systems Analysis and Design (30%)
  • Technical Leadership (30%)
  • Systems Implementation (20%)
  • Systems Life Cycle Management (10%)
  • Capacity Management (10%)
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Computer Systems Engineering or related technical Diploma.
  • 7 years’ experience in implementing IT projects.
  • 7 years’ experience in designing and implementing technical designs.
  • 7 years' experience with network and virtualization technologies. Must have experience with definition and implementation of integrated computer systems in a highly virtualized environment.
  • 3 years' experience with programming and scripting technologies (e.g. .NET, PowerShell, Bash).
  • Experience with private or hybrid cloud computing delivery (e.g. VMWare, Azure, AWS).
  • Experience with computer systems performance analysis.
  • Experience with F5 Big-IP design and implementation.
  • Experience with inter-VRF routing and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with firewalls, IDS and IPS.
  • Familiar with technology systems architecture and systems engineering concepts.
  • Familiar working in DevOps and Agile team environments.
  • Familiar with Cloud Computing delivery models and associated concepts.
  • Broad technical knowledge of: Application software platforms, Operating Systems, virtualization, computer hardware, networks, and storage.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deborah Dodd, Partner - Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-EDM


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